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Puget Spice® crab apple tree

Malus domestica 'Puget Spice'

Puget Spice is considered a crab-apple because of the fruit size, but its parentage is mainstream apples. Strangely, it is far more akin to hard cider apples, and its tannin levels would classify it as a bittersharp.

Puget Spice crab apple trees for sale

  • 1Small 1-year bare-root tree $34.25
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    Dwarf rootstock
    Out of stock
  • 2Full-size 1-year bare-root tree $34.25
    Mature height: 16ft-24ft after 10 years
    Vigorous rootstock
    Out of stock
Next deliveries

Next deliveries will be in spring 2022.


Historical details

Puget Spice was developed at Washington State University, from two mainstream apples - Alkmene and Prima.

Puget Spice characteristics

  • Pollination group3
  • Picking seasonMid
  • UsesCulinaryJuiceHard cider
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Juice styleBittersharp (cider)
  • ScabVery resistant
  • MildewVery resistant
  • Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)